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Completing Projects Under Budget

How to Complete a Construction Project Under Budget Summit Design + Build’s Senior Project Manager, Kevin Criner, shares his insights on how to complete a construction project under budget without sacrificing quality and project schedule. There are three aspects that are commonly thrown around while determining the success of a…
Kelly McDonough
February 15, 2021

Summit Completes the Construction of Chief

Summit Design + Build Completes Construction of Women-Forward Clubhouse Chief, a private women’s network, opens first Chicago clubhouse Summit Design + Build, has completed the build-out of a 14,000 square foot clubhouse for Chief. Chief, launched in 2019, is a private network for women who are C-level executives or rising…
Kelly McDonough
February 3, 2021
Industry Insights

Mastering Adaptive Reuse Construction

How to Master Adaptive Reuse Construction Summit Design + Build’s Project Engineer II, Ben Cohen, shares his insights on how to master an adaptive reuse construction project.   Adaptive reuse is the process of revitalizing old buildings for new and modern functions, other than those the building was originally designed.…
Kelly McDonough
January 21, 2021
Industry Insights

The SDB Intern Experience

What it is Like to be an Intern at Summit Tanmay Malpani (Ms. Construction Engineering & Management – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) shares his experience as an Engineering Intern for Summit Design + Build during the summer of 2020. My enriching internship journey with Summit Design + Build proved to…
Kelly McDonough
December 31, 2020

Summit Design + Build Starts Capital Improvements at The Bloc

Summit is Donating Services & Raising Money to Upgrade a Non-Profit’s Boxing Gym & Mentor Center General contractor Summit Design + Build, recently started capital improvement upgrades at The Bloc, a local Chicago non-profit. In addition to providing complimentary construction management services and general contracting services, Summit is raising money…
Kelly McDonough
December 22, 2020

Summit Design + Build Gives Back – The Bloc

Summit Design + Build Gives Back - The Bloc Summit Design + Build announces partnership with a local Chicago organization. The Bloc is a non-profit that uses the discipline of boxing to train, tutor and mentor youth to academic, social and athletic success. The organization contributes to the momentum of improving Chicago’s…
Kelly McDonough
December 18, 2020
NewsProject Stories

Summit Completes Build-out of DeVry University

Summit Completes Build-out of DeVry University Summit Design + Build has completed the build-out of DeVry University’s Chicago campus at 1900 W. Lawrence in the Ravenswood neighborhood. The build-out features 17,306 square feet of space which includes common areas, 11 classrooms, a Tech Playground and more. Read more at ReJournals
Kelly McDonough
November 6, 2020
FloridaProject Stories

The Rise of a Historic St. Petersburg Building

The Rise of a Historic St. Petersburg Building Why Adaptive Reuse? Adaptive reuse construction is a great way to give new life to historic structures while also providing a sustainable and efficient construction option for building owners and developers. Summit Design + Build’s adaptive reuse project at 2151 Central Ave…
Kelly McDonough
October 30, 2020

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